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nature turned up the oven to roast here in maryland and all along the east coast. temperature records aren't just breaking, they're popping. as the mercury flows past 100 in many parts of maryland. good evening, i'm kelly swoope. the heat headlines are remarkable. a record at bwi today, 105 degrees. and just think, a couple of months ago it was a record snowfall. now, not las vegas, not phoenix, but frederick was among if not the hots spots in the entire country today, a scorching 106 degrees. and csx which owns the tracks which carry the camden line cut the speed of commuter trains in half because the extreme heat can cause the rails to bend under pressure. >>> maryland is broiling again. and more looks to be on the way. wyatt is here with the first forecast. >> after record smashing heat across maryland today i wish i could tell you things are about to let upment we'll see relief tomorrow. it's not going to happen. we'll see just as much heat, a carbon copy. let's take a look at what we're seeing right now. we just dipped below 90 degrees in dc and baltimore, very, very hot evening
in to northern new jersey. we have a few in western maryland and west virginia. temperature-wise it is really muggy and sticky out there. 81 cambridge at this hour. even in the mid to upper 70s in the shenandoah valley. we are at 79. 84 by 9:00. and this afternoon some scattered storms move north to south. temperatures by five in the upper 80s. time for traffic. >>> good morning. we are keeping an eye on the accident at prince william parkway near the hack kwan river bridge. all westbound lanes, one lane is open. all eastbound lanes are closed. avoid the area. the closures will be in place the next half hour or. so in manassas, an ongoing police activity is disrupting traffic between wellington and nokesville road. that will be in place for a while. avoid the area if you can. interstate traffic on 95, volume is picking up between prince william parkway and lorton, but all lanes are open. up to 395, duke and seminary, volume there as well but no major incidents or accidents reported but a crash in maryland, 270, route 85 off to the right shoulder. we are seeing some traffic b
>>> now good morning maryland at 9:00. >> tuesday morning, 9:00. hopefully your morning is off to a good start, i'm megan pringle. >> and i'm jamie costello. >> do you have ocd? >> oh yes i do. obsessive-compulsive delight. >> can you give me an example? >> i'm curious to find out if everybody has it a little bit? >> i'm thinking everybody has it, some sort, right? other people will tell you that you have it. >> yeah. you don't know it. and why do good parents have bad kids? it's a topic that we will dive into. i love this one. video gaming. it is a big industry, so don't tell your kid at home to put the controller down, because you know what? they could be sitting on something we don't know about yet. it's great. video gaming, big industry in maryland. >> that's coming up this morning, we are also going to be talking about more and more of us living longer, but not only includes the general population, but those who have physical challenges. there are some things you can do to make your home safer. perhaps a loved one who is a senior citizen. we have advice on that and
. >>> authorities in maryland think they have found the person responsible for two separate mother/daughter murders in the same neighborhood. back on january of last year, police found karen lofton and her daughter, charissa, shot to death in their house in maryland. then in march they found the remains of 42-year-old dolores dewitt and her daughter, ebony, in a burned-up car just a few blocks away. initially police felt the murders were a coincidence. but now sources tell news 4 they are looking at one man for both crimes. the suspect is 27 years old. he apparently lived in that neighborhood. he's not >> the small seepages we are finding right now do not present at least aat this point any indication there is a threat to the wellbore. if so, we would take immediate action. >> bp said the cost of dealing with the oil spill has reached nearly $4 billion. >>> questions about bp's role in the release of a convicted terrorist could be part of the first u.s. visit from britain's new prime minister. david cameron will meet with president obama tomorrow. administration officials say talks likely will touc
. >> the record-breaking heat is unavoidable, and it is taking quite a toll on maryland. >> it is affecting train riders stock in the summer heat today. more on that story. more on the investigation on a nursing home that is forced to move its residents out. >> the officials say so far close to 60 residents have been moved to other facilities to get a break from the heat. some of them are still being moved at this hour. we are expecting record temperatures throughout the week. state health officials are wondering why they never reported the air conditioning problems to the states. they had residents saying they had enough of the heat. state health officials say one of them actually called 911 to report air-conditioning had been broken since friday. city officials immediately notified the state, who visited the facility later in the day. >> upon the arrival, they found a building that was very warm and possibly uncomfortable for the vulnerable adults who reside in the facility. >> nancy grimm says a top to bottom inspection shows only one of the four compressors for air conditioning did work. she
the entry to the maricopa jail in phoenix. and the first step towards a maryland's version of the arizona law was introduced in reisterstown. the orioles are expected to introduce espn analyst buck showalter as their manager on monday. he is the third manager this season. the current manager is expected to return to his duties as third base coach after serving as interim manager since june 4. it is the unofficial start of football season, as the baltimore ravens kick off their training camp in westminster. today is the first full squad practice open to the public. for more on the training camp and a look at the schedule, visit jennifer franciotti will have a wrap up of today's activities, including purple fan fever at 5:00. in the market for a new home? what experts say you might want to buy now. millions of americans said to benefit from a new health reform law. but first -- >> i will not yield the gentleman and the tournament will observe regular order -- the gentleman will observer regular order. >> what caused >> some intense moments on the house floor last night. republic
cover whether in maryland. -- cover the weather in maryland. it is easy. just send your photos and video and we may be able to use them on the air. it just go to we are still trying to figure out if the severe weather had anything to do with the to alarm fire in harford county. it started just before 3:00 p.m. inside a town home in the jabr area. storms were moving -- in the job but area. the storms were moving through the area at the time, but we do not know if they are to blame. a serious accident in reisterstown. >> this is northbound route 140 just south of the carroll county line in baltimore county. a two-car collision, and also snapping a pg&e poll. we had three people that were transported, two two hopkins and one to shock trauma. if the problem is going to be .rafficke baltimore county police are trying to turn people around at this location. it is backed up down past franklinville road. >> over the second time in less than a month, emergency crews have pulled the body of a man from the baltimore area reservoir. they say the man was fishing with friends at the
three suspects are held without bail. >> a maryland troopers is facing child pornography charges. barry simms is a life outside baltimore county police headquarters with more. >> when they ask to the state trooper if they knew why he searched his home and he said, "because of the computer." now he is charged with strobe pornography. the -- with a child pornography. the on-line searches triggered the investigation. in may, they went to his home. the front door still bears the marks where police force it open. no one responded when we try to contact bruce allen tucker. he is charged with possession and distribution of child for receiving a >> there is no indication at this time that he was involved in the taking of pictures or that he was actually depicted in any of the images with these children. >> police arrested tucker friday. on a laptop in his home, they found more than three house and images of children engage in sexual acts, tied up or partially nude. they range from two years of age up to 14 years old. >> he caught not -- he could not offer any real reason. he basically told the
, maryland. we also understand that you could feel the earthquake also in parts of maryland, virginia, west virginia and pennsylvania. now, in 1990 we had a 2.6 earthquake here. that was the previous record. now, we understand this morning there is no damage reported yet, but we hear people saying things like they heard an explosion. they thought it was a plane or a truck. we even had one of our own photographers call in and say that he was shaken out of bed. all his neighbors were flooding to the street this morning. to one had any idea what happened before the news reports started coming out. so, erica, this is a pretty big deal for these parts. the biggest one ever recorded within 30 miles of washington, d.c. >> and a lot of people keep talking about that today. tara mergener in washington, thanks. >>> now the latest on the disaster in the gulf where there is reason for some hope this morning. the oil has finally stopped gushing from that blown out well. but the next 36 hours of testing the new containment cap will tell the entire story. cbs news correspondent kelly cobiella is on the gu
'll keep us updated as you get information in. henry k with maryland transportation administration. thank you so much for that. >> of course, we'll be checking in on the story throughout the afternoon and the whole situation in silver springs, trying to make sure you could clear the wires. not just from the train tracks, but from the streets there. and of course, this is not the only issue this afternoon because power was knocked out again to thousands of area residence who just got their electricity back for the first time in days. >> the bad weather caused a part of the tree to come down in the 1900 block of 35th street in georgetown. and we're not out of the woods yet. a severe thunderstorm watch. it is still in effect. meteorologist, devon lucie in the weather center with the latest storm alert. >> reporter: yes, you know, eventually it was yesterday that you could have another possibility. unfortunately, more severe storms. that's what happens. this is a current look at live doppler 9,000. we still have a front that is well north. as we're still warm and popping out more sunshine, wi
here, if you're riding the marc train, lynch to this. the maryland transportation secretary wants all commuter rail riders to know that severe heat could cause delays. the heat can cause problems with equipment, such as locomotives which can be pushed to the limit and air conditioning in passenger cars. the lines, power, some of the penn line trains could buckle under pressure. there are delays on all three marc lines yesterday. >>> we're used to scorching heat in phoenix and tucson, but it's been happening much closer to home. all around the state it's been dangerously hot. sheryl connor shows us, yesterday frederick was making headlines nation-wide. >> reporter: triple digits is one thing, the hottest city in the nation is another. >> this is a microwave. >> chart topper goes to frederick maryland. 106 degrees on tuesday, hotter than phoenix and las vegas. but it's no sweat for allen gilbert who says the heat helps his 50-year-old body on the tennis courts. >> we need the heat to keep these old joints loose. >> reporter: as the temperature climbs, most people take a dip. >> i wouldn
spots to 68, 9 # 69. 70 gaithersburg and 73 to the north. 74 winchester. in southern maryland at the pax naval air station. another hot sticky day with scattered thunderstorms. highs pushing 90 to 95. right now a couple of clouds. it is 5:00 a.m. here's angie. >> wake up, washington. not so bad out there but you can see we do have smack in the middle an issue. take you to northwest dc and show you the live shot. connecticut avenue is closed at calvert. that's because we have ongoing police activity. you want to use cathedral as the alternate. keeping it moving. let's take it to the outer loop in maryland. 95 to 270, smooth sailing. in virginia, 66 eastbound, we are tracking the taillights. they are moving at speed from centreville to inside the beltway. and 395, you are going to find lanes wide open until you get to the 14th street bridge where we have a new traffic pattern in place due to construction. two lanes getting by to the left and one to the right. andrea, that's the traffic. now, back to you. >>> you heard howard's forecast and you see it on the screen, 79 degrees. yes, it is j
... to move maryland forward. >>> good morning, maryland. 7:24. we're looking at maryland's most powerful doppler radar. we actually are lining up hefty rains on 83 in in yoant county cxsgglue o. hereford zone, it will be slow. it looks like it's redeveloping across parkton and north across middletown road to jarrettsville. and still rain in hunt valley. light showers towson, top side of the beltway, in response to storms that were pushing through the last couple of hours. big flareup of thunder and lightning in the poconos. showers passed through glen burnie and eastern shore overnight. winds already eeched over 45, 50 -- reached over 45, 50 miles per hour and today we could have the same deal. in fact these showers from the mountains, we'll watch for the possibility of reaching us after 9:00. 75 baltimore. 77 easton. humidity makes it upper 70s to lower 80s. the atmosphere is prime for more storms mid-afternoon through to the evening. any storms have the slight possibility of reaching severe limits, that means winds over 60 miles per hour, perhaps even large hail over one inch in diamet
's what people are talking about. >> severe storms blew through maryland today. and more are coming through right now. the afternoon storm earlier today, about 1:30, brought high winds, heavy rain, and lightning to north baltimore. outside right now, it is still so steamy, and no new storms are tearing through right now. you can tell some of the clouds. meteorologist tim williams is here with updated numbers from first warning weather. tim? >> let's go right to first warning live doppler radar. just within the last 30 seconds, the highlighted area you see in the center of your scream is a thunderstorm warning in effect until 4:45. very strong storms have been rolling through the region. and when they come through, they bring torrential downpours, really drenching rains and gusting winds. and very, very strong storms at least for a short time. then they move on out. sitting down near vienna and cambridge. and salisbury, very strong storms. this is going to be the case this afternoon. take a look at your watches and warnings. take a look at the highlighted area. a severe thunderstorm
. >>> who will have the bigger crowd? >>> "good morning, maryland" captions by: caption colorado, llc (800) 775-7838 e- mail: "good morning, maryland," i'm jamie costello. thousands of us lost our power and these are pictures from south baltimore. how's the weekend shaping up? let's start with justin berk. justin? >> we got close to an inch of rain that came down in about an hour's time frame. right on target, around the lunch hour extending into mid- afternoon in some spots. i want to take you down to brooklyn park and show you one storm blew through there. a second storm tried to come through about mid-afternoon. overall, about a half inch to an inch of rain in many spots. temperatures this afternoon are slipping back to where we belong. this is where we should be this time of the year. 64 westminster. you notice they are holding 74 from laurel to chestertown. multiple sweeps from maryland's most powerful doppler radar. we drop to 69 and bounce 86 this hour with the two degree guarantee. we're mostly sunny. it's darn nice at least till the start of the weekend. right now at 4:
certified by maryland's most powerful doppler radar. >> good morning, it's 7:24. we are currently dry around baltimore and towson up to our north. we've had showers in pennsylvania. this one through southern lancaster county, may clip the northern border, but the reason you are seeing clouds this morning. there's a frontal boundary to our west. it looked active a couple hours ago. but we are left with the mugginess and much more energy beyond that, as temperatures are actually at 79 right now in town. same story in easten. that will be fuel for this frontal boundary. it comes through early afternoon. the lunch hour, you may have to think twice about that outside. crossing south of baltimore around the bay bridge, annapolis, and down towards cambridge and delaware. this will be around the lunch hour and into the afternoon, it pushes into southern maryland. trips to the beach or from the beach will be wet, but by that point in time, 3:00 and beyond, we'll see the sun returning and a drop in humidity. it gets better for the weekend. today, 92, 2-degree guarantee. that should be around mi
right, george. >>> authorities in maryland, meanwhile, they say have indicted america's newest serial killer. police say 27-year-old jason thomas scott killed five women over the past two years. and they have killed more in other parts of the country. pierre thomas has the latest and joins us live from washington. good morning, pierre. >> reporter: hi, robin. this morning, police say they expect the investigation to expand across state lines, into texas, florida and the district of columbia. and what they describe as a chilling case. five women murdered in a span of only nine months in one suburban maryland county. january 2009. karen lofton, a nurse fatally shot as she tried to hide in this corner of her own home. her daughter, gunned down as she frantically dialed 911 for help. the killer had disarmed their security system. the doors were locked. no signs of forced entry. two months later in march, another nurse, delores dewitt, and her daughter, ebony, savagely murdered and burned in a car. >> i have lost a friend. >> reporter: and vilma butler, executed and left to burn in her hom
-year-old nurse and her daughter. now investigators in maryland want to know if scott used his job to select his victims. i want to get the latest from michelle sego gona. what officials are saying about the possible connection to other unsolved murders. >> jason thomas scott is charged with the first two counts of murder. that's out of a prince george's county neighborhood theyç have been to. there was also another mother-daughter murder in that same neighborhood that investigators believe he is responsible for but those official charges have not come down yet. along with another murder in 2008 in a home in buoy, maryland, which is about 15 minutes from the other four murders that he could possibly be responsible for that one as well. along with other murders in other jurisdictions, so this case just keeps expanding as time goes on. >> this is the really scary part because police say the suspect's job as u.p.s. is quote a core piece of this investigation, so explain how is that? >> he worked in the shipping label department where he would correct the labels basically on packages
.c. and maryland area that will be without it tonight. reporting live on 10th street northeast. back to you. >> thank you. >>> there are now water restrictions in place in frederick, maryland. today mayor randy mcclement asked residents to voluntarily conserve water until further notice. tend intense heat and minimal rainfall have result in lower water levels. officials suggest that people minimize the use of their garbage disposal. use refrigerated water instead of running the tap for cold drinks and use a broom, he says, instead of a hose to clean your driveway or your sidewalk. >>> another hearing planned to talk about metro's deadly crash of last summer. members of the washington area congressional delegation will meet fwri the head of the national transportation safety board. they'll learn more about the ntsb's findings and recommendations. the ntsb blamed a faulty electronic circuit and metro's safety culture on the deadly crash that killed nine people last june. >>> a toddler is in serious condition after a chemical accident. i happened this morning in the 2500 block of 17th street n
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a little volume northbound as you commute north to springfield. maryland, so far so good. american legion bridge, outer loop, inner loop, all is well. joe, pat? >> thanks very much, jerry. >>> well, with just a day left in july, it's already become the deadliest month for u.s. forces in afghanistan. overnight, we learned three more u.s. service members have been killed. a nato statement released earl i didn't this morning says the measures died in two separate blasts. those three deaths bring the u.s. death toll in afghanistan to at least 63 according to the associated press. that's the largest number in one month in the history of the nearly nine year war. >>> we're following a developing story out of california this morning. that's where firefighters are trying to get a handle on a blaze it that has scorched more than 2,000 acres overnight in los angeles county. the blaze broke out yesterday afternoon and quickly spread over seven square miles. about 1200 homes were under a mandatory evacuation orders last night, but so far none of the homes has been damaged. another massive fire near t
history of heart disease. he suffered five heart attacks. the first when he was 37. >>> a maryland man will be charged with drunk driving, after police say he hit several parked cars and then crashed into a store. customers describe a terrifying scene, as they saw the car heading straight for them inside a crowded store. thankfully, though, no one was seriously hurt. >>> and it was open season on beachgoers in san diego. at least 30 swimmers and surfers were injured by stingrays yesterday. most of the victims were stung in the leg and treated on the beach. but two were taken to an area hospital. experts say such a large number of stingray attacks is unusual but not unprecedented. >>> the second half of baseball's season gets under way tonight. and golf's third major tournament of the year, the british open, begins in scotland. as for highlights of other sports, we get those from espn news. >> good morning. i'm max bretos. a slow sports day. but the tour de france, stage ten. riders went through the southern alps. look at this, two french riders. take the first climb in unison. nay shak
is a bright young college grad pursuing a masters in computer science. maryland authorities say he is also a stone cold killer. >> today a prince george's county grand jury returned a seven-count indictment against jason scott. >> reporter: scott was charged with murdering delores dewitt, a nurse, and her 20-year-old daughter ebony in march of 2009. >> she was a beautiful person, had a beautiful spirit. >> reporter: their charred bodies were found in a stolen car that had been set on fire. just months earlier, less than a mile from the dewitt murders, police believe that scott disarmed the security system at this home and then shot another nurse, karen lofton, as she hid in a corner. her 16-year-old daughter was repeatedly shot as she tried to dial 911. authorities believe scott, a ups employee, used his access working in a package sorting facility fo find his victims' addresses. >> his employment is a core piece of this investigation. it's going to be very critical as to how the victims and everyone was identified. >> reporter: it's unclear why he killed these women, or if he was targetin
theatre at rockville saturday at 9:30. the man accused of killing a maryland state trooper has been indicted. a prince george's county grand jury has indicted 28-year-old anthony milton of first-degree murder and other charges in the death of trooper wesley brown. brown was gunned down outside of foresthill applebee's last month. another man, cyril williams, is also charged with the murder. >>> the fbi is investigating an incident involving an unruly passenger aboard a plane at reagan national on the u.s. delays flight that had been delayed because of storms yesterday. a passenger began making inappropriate and threatening comments. the passenger was removed from the flight so the fbi could question him. he was taken into custody without incident. >>> let's turn to the gulf of mexico. the blown-out oilwell that lead to millions of gallons of oral could soon be shut off for good. this weekend the crews will begin plugging it to stop it from leaking. meantime, the government is reopening fishing areas east of the mississippi river. fishermen are concerned cleanup elements along the gu
cumberland, maryland. these continued to slide off to the east slowly and will continue to break apart. otherwise, it is cloudy across the metro area. dulles airport is 74 degrees and 78 at reagan national airport. there will be some sunshine today and temperatures up to 93 degrees and a chance for a late day thunderstorms. >> we will be right back. >>> we have a traffic alert for drivers heading into the sea the third phase of the 14th street bridge project is under way and that means another new traffic pattern. we go live to arlington. >> good morning. we have traffic getting by on two lanes to the left and one to the right were the center lanes blocked. as the volume of the traffic builds, so do the backups. for drivers along the 14th street bridge, the monday morning commute could come with troubles. crews are beginning work on the third phase of the bridge rehabilitation project. >> this will be backed up. >> drivers are urged to get to the far right lanes. they can avoid the project altogether by using another route or an alternate form of transportation. >> this is crazy. we ca
before us today was introduced by congressman john sarbanes of maryland along with myself and representatives frank wolf, gerry connolly of virginia, jim moran of virginia, dutch ruppersberger of maryland and danny davis of illinois back in march of 2009. the bill was then amended and ordered reported favorably by our subcommittee on march 24 and again shortly thereafter by the oversight and government reform committee on april 14, 2010. madam speaker, despite the evolving nature of the way the federal government conducts its affairs, fellow work, which allows an employee to regularly perform work from a remote location other than their usual workplace continues to be underutilized by federal agencies. experiences that demonstrated that the private and public sector employers who utilize telework experienced increased productivity and retention rates. more specifically, the u.s. patent and trademark office and the defense information systems agency have successfully used telework programs which show potentially how telework can transform and enhance agencies' customers ser
with the mayor three weeks ago. >>> a company that owns a bankrupt horse racing track is now suing maryland's thoroughbred industry. >>> in bethesda today employees of dog topia scrubbed down dozens of dogs in the name of charity. annual dog watch was held to support canine military, police and service dogs. some of the dogs are serving overseas in iraq and afghanistan. alongside our military troops. money raised will supply bullet- proof vests and safety harnesses for the dogs as well as pets, toys and treats. good for them. >>> coming up on wusa 9 news this sunday night. we will take you to a place that specializes in finding solutions for people in poverty. >>> and another hot week ahead in the forecast. just ahead. stay with us. >>> thundering anywhere else? >> some places. >> we will get relief tomorrow. renewed chances. here we are on the 18th day of july and 12 of the days have already topped out above 90 degrees. so the trend continues. more heat and humid the only relief in sight is an isolated shower or thunderstorm. brief heavy rainfall. let's start off with the next three days t
in the senate. >>> now here's a look at some of the other stories making news early today in america. maryland officials are asking some residents to limit their water use after a broken water main created a really impressive geyser. look at this. water shot 103 feet in the air for several hours before feeble being shut off. >>> in oklahoma six people suffered minor injuries when high winds collapsed a concert tent at a local casino. surveillance video captured bystanders running for cover as the structure blew over. that tent was supposed to house a concert for peter frampton and the group yes, but now it's going to be rescheduled. >>> if you're in chicago and feel like something is watching you, you are probably right. look at this guy. the windy city's latest public art installation is a three-story eyeball sculpture made of fiberglass. the artist modeled it after his own blue eyes, making it even just a little bit bloodshot. >>> in mississippi those craving a cool treat can have the watermelon of their dream s if they can fit it inside their trunk. here's a 750-pound watermelon. it's a new
maryland more competitive in the world economy. without governor o'malley, this expansion would never have happened. his commitment to upgrading our port and fighting for our workers is unparalleled. martin o'malley, there's never a doubt who's side he's on. martin o'malley. moving maryland forward. [ female announcer ] wisk is about to change the way you look at stains forever. discover the power of our stain spectrum technology in the new red bottle of wisk. coming august 2010. >>> is it sprinkling outside? >> it might be. >> what's up with that? >> it's rain. >> we need a little rain to clear out the air there. >> welcome back to "the early show." coming up, new evidence that age may actually bring wisdom. i'm counting on it. we're going to check on a new study that says our brains do their best work in midlife, not when we're young. there's new evidence you can keep your brain working well into old age and our dr. jennifer ashton will be along with a few simple tips. >> that one makes you spil this morning, dent it? you're in luck. >>> also ahead, does it really matter if your hairstyl
beach, trees down across the area. rockville, maryland, and north up into baltimore. those are the boughts you see there. that is the wind damage today. and south and west around augusta, virginia. rainfall, not much. one of the strongest wind gusts, up to 34 miles an hour. compare that to what we had sunday. 70 and 75-mile-an-hour wind gusts. this storm nothing like the monster this weekend. close though the weekend there. chantilly, well over an inch. and 73 in manassas. we just have to get rid of the humidity. and temperatures not too high. phoenix, over 100 degrees. and temperatures through the south in the 80s. the pattern, doing better here for the latter part of jewel. and there is the dry air in new england, the temperatures are down in the 50s around new york city and boston. high pressure moving in. there is the next weather system. that is going to move in mainly for sunday. saturday night a few showers around the area. low humidity, 60 to 69. 84 to 88. pleasant. and for the weekend, nice considering we are talking about rain late in the day saturday. and through
'm joe krebs. >> and i'm eun yang. >> we're following a developing story out of wheaton, maryland. a man's body was found in the 3300 block of randolph road around 1:00 this morning. the man appears to be in his 20s. they are not saying how he died. no other information is being released at this time. >>> five cold case murders in the district may finally be solved. police believe a single person is behind the killings which date back to the mid-90s. jackie benson has more on what the police call one of the most prolific serial killers. >> reporter: a july 8th arrest warrant describes five of the killings, the the most notorious, a broad daylight double homicide in d street southeast in 1999. ray and james adair were blasted with an ak-47 assault rifle while sitting in a nissan 300. according to court documents, he was looking through the neighborhood looking for members to shoot members of a rival gang and didn't find any so shot them. >> in some cases the violence
every bite can be uncommonly good. >>> now the forecast certified by weather rate and maryland's most powerful doppler radar. >> good looking shot downtown, but it is a muggy, muggy afternoon. a muggy morning, i should say, turned into a humid afternoon. 75 down in annapolis. down at the harbor, a pair of 7's. these temperatures are our launching pad for the 90s later today. dew point measures the amount of moisture in the atmosphere. that makes the temperature, you know, even worse. we are thinking 93 today, but the real feel numbers will be into the middle 90s. a good clear wedge across west virginia, down into the carolinas. we are going to watch this cold front come in going into saturday. the potential of downpours. it takes the front just towards our western sections with some storms developing over the blue ridge mountains, friday night going into saturday. once again, like we saw yesterday, high pressure builds in for the weekend and it stays hot. 93 degrees, mostly sunny, hot, and humid. we will drop it to 73. fog will develop. temperatures will be into the 90s t. will feel l
the morning commute and lisa baden. >>> you may want to sit tight out of frederick county, maryland. we have a series of problems and the latest one is a crash on southbound 270 @ urbana. it is a 50 minute ride from 70 to get into clarksburg. this is german tamper in this is a shady grove road and we are redeveloping. virginia is not quite as difficult but plenty of traffic nonetheless. i-395 has delays at duke street to the pentagon and to the 14th street bridge. cohen >>> bright sunshine and 75 degrees in laurel, maryland. it will be a beautiful day and hot and humid. you feel the humidity everywhere and there is no escaping it anytime 7 perry and -- any time soon. 93 will be the high-temperature this afternoon. it will be straightforward weather today and tomorrow. by saturday, a slight chance of a few late day storms and low 90's over the weekend. >> we will be right back with 90's over the weekend. >> we will be right back with all look at some this doesn't have to be our future. not if the senate acts now on legislation to promote energy efficiency, biofuels, and renewable energy sourc
rossville, maryland. it registered a magnitude of 3.6. right now, there are no reports of any damage. senate hearings were start at the end of the month on the release of the convicted lockerbie bomber. he was let out of a british prison as you'll recall after doctors said he only had about three months to live because of terminal cancer. well, now doctors say he might live another 10 years. the senate foreign relations committee also wants to know more about b.p. who was lobbying apparently for his release. b.p. has a deal with libya for oil drilling off its coast. a replacement for the late west virginia senator robert byrd is expected to be announced this afternoon at 2:00 eastern time. he died in office last month. governor joe mansion says the pick will be temporary. among the possibilities are soon-to-be federal judge nick casy and former governor gaston caperton. the legislature is considering a special election in november. mansion says it's highly likely he'll run. the sooner a new senator from west virginia can get to washington, the sooner unemployment benefits will be restored to
because of maryland's high taxes. >> arthel: maryland is in the black as well. >> we went from 1.8 billion dollar deficit to 220 million surplus. for the two year budget cycle we were expecting a four billion dollar deficit and we've evened that out too. we are are holding the line on tax. something the federal government should try. >> arthel: are you going to be talking to the feds? >> look, it is not a virginia miracle, just common sense. whole the line on taxes, cut spending and focus on jobs. it worked in virginia. i hope it works in the federal government too. >> arthel: if you are holding the line how do you increase revenue? >> you bring more jobs like we are bringing grumman many paying over $100,000 a year. >> arthel: 72,000 jobs created? >> since february virginia has created over 72,000 jobs this is helping our revenue, corporate returns are up, individual tax returns are up this is the way to go. if you try to raise taxes, companies are gonna go elsewhere. if you have this spending companies are going elsewhere. >> arthel: what is the company headquartering there? >> grumman.
happened to the mother of 24-year-old ryan baumann of great mills, maryland, could serve as a lesson to every military family. >> randy was a neat kid. he really wanted to join the army after 9/11 because he saw that there were things that he could do. >> couric: sergeant ryan baumann was as proud of his mission as his mother is of him. a soldier with the 101st airborne, he was stationed in eastern afghanistan protecting villagers from the taliban and providing critical services, like repairing pumps supplying water. >> one of the things that he said was that if anything happens to me "just let the world know we're making a difference over here." >> couric: but on august 1, 2008 ryan was ride nag humvee when he spotted an i.e.d. >> he saw the i.e.d. he told his driver, go left," and that placed the i.e.d. directly under him. >> couric: the 24-year-old soldier was killed instantly. the driver, gunner, and medic with him all survived. so in some ways, ryan really was a hero that day. >> yes. >> couric: and sacrificed his own life to save the other people who were with him. >> yes. >> c
, martin o'malley is making the tough choices... to move maryland forward. >>> on our broadcast here tonight, before the storm. projections show a big storm aiming right for the part of the gulf that's full of oil. what does this mean for the oil well effort and the coastline? >>> twilight zone. you are looking at nbc's kerry sanders hundreds of feet under the sea where shortly we will talk to him while he's down there abt the spread of that oil. >>> the call from president obama to the woman at the center of the firing drama. tonight, what he hopes she will do next. >>> and making a difference. tonight, we're talking about you. what our viewers did after we aired a story about a way of life going away. >>> also tonight, changing what we used to think about caffeine and pregnancy. we used to think about caffeine and pregnancy. "nightly news" begins now. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good evening. the bad news is this. it's now tropical storm bonnie. it's spooling up, gaining power and momentum south of florida. sadly, the latest forecast models show it going in a
will secretary -- agricultural secretary. helen tweets this -- >> is a call from maryland. sheila, independent line. caller: yes, my name is sheila. and all i wanted to do is share with your listeners our situation so they can see just how challenging this government is going to be, and whether you are democrat or republican or independent, we absolutely have to start holding our representatives accountable to us. it is not us and then -- us and them, it is us. we send people to washington and they are executing plans and are not held accountable. we on a farm. i family had this farm since 1771. it has been passed down seven generations. and i am in severn closing out the property we inherited from a family member who recently passed away. so, we now have two properties. the property in winslow, because these home values were run up and the phantom equity that we supposedly have by bank appraisers sent out working for banks, we now are taxed on our farm back almost a million dollars. because the taxes and property values are so high on this farm, our insurance home was put for half a million d
is a go. we begin in virginia, on the outer loop in maryland, it looks like drivers are moving at speed. and we do have a downed tree to watch out for in the bethesda area. southbound 396 is closed at little falls parkway. andrea back to you. >>> the federal job fair has come to dc three times now and each time, one job seeker from baltimore has been there. as derrick mcginty tells us, all vern an hampton wants is a big break, a job in his chosen field of engineering. >> it hasn't been easy, doing applications, sending out resumes has been my story since graduating. >> reporter: it has been two years and three trips to this job fair for vernon, who like so many others, cannot find a job in his field. >> i didn't really understand how it works, trying to apply for the federal government. >> reporter: right now, he is living at home with his mom and working a a bar and restaurant. >> focus on one job. number two is to use your personal network and number three, be persistent. >> reporter: both the department of homeland security and the navy have piqued his interest, but as he says -- >>
7100. 95 in maryland is in good shape right now. slow traffic southbound at the rest area through the icc work. we have a crash on westbound 50 past columbia park road. that is on the shoulder. >>> we have a cold front moving in later today. we will have scattered thunderstorms and showers later today. there may be some severe storms and it will drop that heat and humidity. we have scattered clouds overhead right now and the dew point are in the lower 70's. 4 are in the 70's temperatures right now. by lunchtime, we may be seeing some showers and thunderstorms developing ahead of the cold front that will move through. showers were scattered across the region with a chance of severe storms and tomorrow, mostly sunny, a perfect friday and a great saturday. >>> >> we will be right back with a look at some of this morning's top local news stories. >>> there is the potential for more storms this afternoon and that could complicate the effort to restore electricity to the thousands of people without power after sunday's storm. we spoke with pepco about how they are preparing for the poss
in the death of maryland streerp wesley brown. the prince george's prosecutor charged anthony milton with participating in the trooper's murder. brown was killed last month while working as an offduty security guard at an appleby's restaurant. the gun used in the death belong to milton but they don't believe he pull the trigger. the charges still include first-degree murder and several handgun offenses >>> the latest now from silver spring where the lines, the power lines are down and it has caused problems for the metro. they are moving the passengers to a rescue train. 41 passenger stuck on that metro train for quite some time but they are hopefully close to being able to get safely out of there. nobody injured. this is happening on the metro's red line. and metro is shut down between silver spring and forest glen. if you're waiting for somebody to get home who is taking metro or if you are planning to take metro to get home, should you expect big delays on the red line. that's up around silver spring. and forest glen. and again if there is a change in that situation, we'll let you
the heat by escaping, maryland transportation officials will be shutting down the east mount span of the bay bridge tonight, closing the entire eastbound span before midnight. it will remain closed until 5:00 monday morning. they will be repairing. friday's early-morning earthquake rattled the region but left it unscathed. a u.s. geological survey received 20,000 reports in 631 zip code to, -- it codes. despite the far reaching effects there were no indications of any damage. let's get a look at your forecast. >> statistically, mid to late july is the hottest time in washington. mother nature is certainly following the script this year. 85 degrees in downtown washington. it is very easy to break a sweat out there. the big picture, just as high, 93 degrees. why so hot? a bermuda high pumping up all of this hot, humid air, a jet stream taking all of the humid air to the north. again today, hot and humid out there. code yellow. may be an isolated thunderstorm. if we get one, we will be lucky. 90's each and every day. >> thank you for watching. 90's each and every day. >> thank you fo
, a bicyclist in maryland who died from a heart attack. for more, let's go to the weather channel's jeff morrow. jeff? >>> alex, the heat continues, unfortunately, along much of the southeast coast and the mid atlantic as well. everywhere you're looking at here, you're talking about heat advisories and heat warnings as well. excessive heat warnings in the east coast and areas in pennsylvania near philadelphia. yesterday, norfolk hit an all-time record high. it's never been that hot before. up around 106 degrees. just amazing stuff. now, the only thing that's going to break this heat are some big thunderstorms. of course, over the last couple of days, we've been hearing about all of the nalsty thunderstorms with the massive flooding in iowa around the chicagoland area. some of the storms will start to sag south. and i think anywhere from kentucky on over to the mid atlantic, some of the heat may be broken by some of the storms. no such luck, though, from southern virginia all the way down to the carolinas in to southeast georgia. alex? >> thank you for that. >>> bye-bye bonnie. the ships are mov
today in baltimore. >> good morning. i am lisa robinson. a new poll shows maryland democratic gov. martin o'malley is and a close race with republican robert ehrlich. the poll found o'malley ahead of his predecessor by three percentage points, the margin of error. he led 45% to robert ehrli >> good morning. we are off to a nice, quiet start this tuesday. temperatures this afternoon will climb into the upper 80s to around 90. in the warm, but nothing unusual for this time of year. next couple of days we will see the chance for rain go up and scattered thunderstorms are likely. at this point, a nice weekend. >> we will see you back here for 11 news at noon. some people don't notice the difference between meat... and mystery, when they enter... the frozen zone. is it real chicken? or something else? some chicken nuggets and tenders look like they have mystery meat. with my perdue frozen nuggets, there is no mystery. just real all white-meat. made with 100% natural ingredients. no fillers. no preservatives. and a delicious taste your family will love. perdue frozen chicken. all white-
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